Average Weather in December in Encamp Andorra
Daily high temperatures decrease by 2°F, from 36°F to 34°F, rarely falling below 24°F or exceeding 45°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 21°F to 19°F, rarely falling below 8°F or exceeding 30°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Encamp typically range from 46°F to 68°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 18°F to 33°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in December
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on December. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in December
The month of December in Encamp experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 57% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 56% on December 21.
The clearest day of the month is December 21, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 44% of the time.
For reference, on November 1, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 73%.
Cloud Cover Categories in December
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Encamp, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 20% and ending it at 18%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 28% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 14% on July 20.
Over the course of December in Encamp, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 5% to 1%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 6% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow increases from 9% to 11%.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Encamp is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 0.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.6 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 0.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.7 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during December in Encamp is essentially constant, remaining about 0.8 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.8 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in December
Over the course of December in Encamp, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 22, with 9 hours, 3 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 9 hours, 18 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Encamp is 8:03 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 20 minutes later at 8:23 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:20 PM on December 9 and the latest sunset is 10 minutes later at 5:30 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Encamp during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during December, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:16 AM and sets 15 hours, 18 minutes later, at 9:34 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:20 AM and sets 9 hours, 3 minutes later, at 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Encamp is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in December
The average hourly wind speed in Encamp is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 7.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.8 miles per hour, while on August 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
The growing season in Encamp typically lasts for 3.4 months (105 days), from around June 8 to around September 21, rarely starting before May 18 or after June 27, and rarely ending before August 29 or after October 12.
The month of December in Encamp is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Encamp are essentially constant during December, remaining around 769°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Encamp is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 1.9 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 1.8 kWh on December 19.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Encamp are 42.535 deg latitude, 1.580 deg longitude, and 6,001 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Encamp contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 4,324 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 5,788 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,906 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,640 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Encamp is covered by trees (90%), within 10 miles by trees (35%) and grassland (26%), and within 50 miles by trees (52%) and grassland (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Encamp year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Encamp.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Encamp according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Encamp is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Encamp and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Saint-Girons - Antichan (24%, 66 kilometers, northwest); Carcassonne-Salvaza (17%, 96 kilometers, northeast); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (16%, 108 kilometers, east); Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (16%, 120 kilometers, southeast); Barcelona–El Prat Airport (13%, 144 kilometers, south); and Reus Airport (13%, 158 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .